What’s the weather like in Antigua in January?
Antigua is in the West Indies, near to the equator. Although the coldest month of the year, Antigua still has lovely warm temperatures during January making it the perfect winter sun destination. With its tropical climate the island does experience a small amount of rain, so prepare for a few showers by bringing a light waterproof jacket. The days can get quite humid, so the gentle sea breeze is very welcome as you relax on the beach under the beautiful blue skies.
In January Antigua experiences daytime averages of 26°C, with lows of 23°C and highs of 28°C. In the past, temperatures have reached a sweltering 34°C, but in general the New Year is warm but not excessively hot. January gets 48mm of rain on average, but showers are usually moderate or light. If you’re planning on swimming in the sea, the water temperature is a lovely 27°C, while there are around nine hours of sunshine each day.